Key Laboratory of Stratigraphy and Palaeontology

Ministry of Natural Resources


TheKey Laboratory of Stratigraphy and Palaeontology, Ministry of Natural Resources (KLSP)was established in 2011 taking the Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences (CAGS) as its supporting organization.The Lab is continued from the 2005 established Key open Laboratory of Stratigraphy and Palaeontology of Institute of Geology, CAGS. Until now, we have 20 employees, including 8professors, two associated professors, 10 assistant professors, one technitian and one secretary. The Lab focus on the fundamental study of Palaeontology, biostratigraphy, palaeogeography as well as sedimentology. The main researches are covering the Proterozoic acritarchs, Ediacaran-Cambrian   small skeletal fossils, Middle- Late Cambrian conodonts, Silurian graptolites, Carboniferour brachiopods, Permian Fusulinina and conodont,   paleobotany, Mesozoic paleornithology and dinosaurs, Cenozoic palynology.